Department of Homeland Security September 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays, Air Shows and Swim Events in the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2021-19149
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones for marine events in the Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone on the dates and times provided in the tables below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property along the navigable waterways. During the enforcement periods, all vessels that transit in the locations listed must adhere to the regulations unless specified by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River, Mile Markers 462.7-465.5, Chattanooga, TN
Document Number: 2021-19104
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-09-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation for navigable waters on the Tennessee River from mile 462.7 to mile 465.5. The special local regulation is needed to protect life and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the Chattajack rowing event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River, Chattanooga, TN
Document Number: 2021-19103
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-09-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation for navigable waters of the Tennessee River from mile 452.0 to 454.5. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Chattanooga, TN, during a swimming event on October 9, 2021. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the special local regulation unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Chesapeake Bay, Between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD
Document Number: 2021-19102
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the Chesapeake Bay. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located between Sandy Point, Anne Arundel County, MD, and Kent Island, Queen Anne's County, MD, during a paddling event on September 26, 2021. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Event Patrol Commander.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Exercise Information System
Document Number: 2021-19021
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0057, abstracted below, to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden for the TSA Exercise Information System (EXIS[supreg]). EXIS[supreg] is a web portal designed to serve stakeholders in the transportation industry in regard to security training exercises. EXIS[supreg] provides stakeholders with transportation security exercise scenarios and objectives, best practices and lessons learned, and a repository of the user's own historical exercise data for use in future exercises. It also allows stakeholders to design and evaluate their own security exercises based on the unique needs of their specific transportation mode or method of operation. The use of, and submission of information into, EXIS[supreg] is completely voluntary.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-18798
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to establish a new DHS system of records titled, ``DHS/Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman (OIDO)-001 Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman System of Records.'' This system of records allows DHS/OIDO to collect and maintain records related to cases brought forth by individuals or investigations regarding potential violations of law, individual rights, standards of professional conduct, contract terms, or policy related to immigration detention by any officer or employee of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), or any contracted, subcontracted, or cooperating entity personnel. Additionally, DHS is issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to exempt this system of records from certain provisions of the Privacy Act, elsewhere in the Federal Register. This newly established system will be included in DHS's inventory of record systems.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman-001 Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman System of Records
Document Number: 2021-18797
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is giving concurrent notice of a newly established system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the ``DHS/Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman (OIDO)-001 Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman System of Records'' and this proposed rulemaking. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of the system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Safety Zones; Delaware River Dredging, Marcus Hook, PA
Document Number: 2021-19015
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones on the waters of the Delaware River in portions of Marcus Hook Range and Anchorage 7 off Marcus Hook Range. The safety zones will temporarily restrict vessel traffic from transiting or anchoring in portions of the Delaware River while maintenance dredging is being conducted within the Delaware River. The safety zones are needed to protect personnel, vessels and the marine environment from hazards created by dredging operations. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the COTP or his designated representatives.
Special Local Regulation; Lighthouse Musicfest, Huntington Bay, Long Island, NY
Document Number: 2021-19014
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation of certain navigable waters of Huntington Bay, Long Island, NY, for the Lighthouse Musicfest marine event. This action is necessary to provide the safety of life on these navigable waters during the event scheduled for Saturday, September 4, 2021. This rule will allow the Coast Guard to prohibit vessel traffic in the vicinity of the event and establishes mooring areas and a speed restriction in the designated zone.
Notice of the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2021-18973
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
CISA announces a public meeting of the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). To facilitate public participation, CISA invites public comments on the agenda items and any associated briefing materials to be considered by the council at the meeting.
National Navigation Safety Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-18962
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet in Portsmouth, Virginia to discuss matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of the Road; navigation regulations and equipment; routing measures; marine information; and aids to navigation systems. The meeting will be open to the public.
Guidance: Change 2 to NVIC 02-18 Guidelines on Qualification for STCW Endorsements as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch of Vessels of Less Than 500 GT
Document Number: 2021-18956
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of change 2 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 02-18, Guidelines on Qualification for STCW Endorsements as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch of Vessels of Less Than 500 GT. This NVIC provides guidance to mariners concerning regulations governing endorsements to Merchant Mariner Credentials for service on vessels of less than 500 Gross Tons (GT) (i.e., not limited to near-coastal waters). This change notice revises NVIC 02-18 to indicate that the Coast Guard will not enforce the 3 month maximum allowable substitution for credible sea service in a rating capacity.
Special Local Regulation; Swim for Special Operations Forces; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2021-18955
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending its special local regulations for recurring marine parades, regattas, and other events in Southern California Annual Marine Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone. This final rule will add one new recurring special local regulation. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during the event. This final rule will restrict vessel traffic in the designated areas during the events unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Kanawha River, Charleston, WV
Document Number: 2021-18954
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Kanawha River from mile marker 58.1 to mile marker 59.1. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the Live on the Levee fireworks display. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Seagull Bridge, Quinnipiac River, Hamden, CT
Document Number: 2021-18926
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within a 25-yard radius of any foundation, support, stanchion, pier or abutment of the Seagull Bridge located on the Quinnipiac River, Hamden, CT. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel and property from potential hazards created by falling debris. Vessels or persons are prohibited from entering the zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Camden Labor Day Fireworks, Camden Harbor; Camden, ME
Document Number: 2021-18875
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of Camden Harbor in Camden, Maine. The temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from hazards associated with a fireworks display. When enforced, this rule will prohibit persons and vessels from entering into the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Northern New England or a Designated Representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: H-1B Registration Tool
Document Number: 2021-18850
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Tchefuncta River
Document Number: 2021-18640
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes changing the operating schedule that governs the State Route 22 (SR 22) drawbridge across the Tchefuncta River mile 2.5, Madisonville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. This action is necessary to relieve vehicular traffic congestion and enhance safety along SR 22 in Madisonville, LA.
Towing Vessel Firefighting Training
Document Number: 2021-17945
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to revise the training requirements for national Merchant Mariner Credential endorsements as master of towing vessels (limited) or mate (pilot) of towing vessels on inland waters or Western Rivers routes. The proposal would provide mariners seeking these endorsements the option to take a modified basic firefighting course that eliminates training on equipment that is not required to be carried on towing vessels operating on inland waters or Western Rivers. Applicants who take the modified basic firefighting course would reduce their costs due to the courses being shorter and less expensive than the longer basic firefighting courses.